Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup: The Scandalous Tastes of Agnès Sorel

Autumn in Paris means one thing to gourmands all over the city: wild mushrooms! Varied, earthy, and delicious, wild mushrooms are nature’s gift to those courageous enough to hunt for the delicacy in nearby...

A Hot Afternoon in Provence: Order a PAC à l’eau

It’s your first visit to Provence. It’s summer and you’re in love with the place. You’d give anything to live here and to live as the Provençaux do, to penetrate their secrets. So you hang out in cafés,...

Valentine’s Day at the Moulin Rouge

Even before the Moulin Rouge’s theatre lights are dimmed and the curtain is raised, you know you’ve set foot in a maison drenched in history, a Parisian icon. The world-famous cabaret’s current show, Féerie,...

Thoumieux

A glitzy remake of this vieille France institution.

Anchovy and Onion Tart

Pastry: 1 envelope (2 1/2 teaspoons) active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon lukewarm water 1 egg, beaten 1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, for greasing 1.2 teaspoon salt Topping: 2 1/.2 oz fresh salted anchovies...
A lovely meal at Bistrot des Alpilles in Saint-Rémy de Provence.

The Best Meal in France: Simple, Fresh and Affordable

I recently had the great pleasure of visiting a beautiful and luxurious Hôtel de Charme in Provence. The setting and the grounds were spectacular, the rooms with French linens and views of the gardens...

Pimp My Pistou: A Recipe Tour of France

Join us on a gastronomic journey across France, as we lift the lid on some of its best-loved recipes and meet the chefs who have put their stamp on them These recipes have been excerpted...
Grand Hôtel in Cabourg

A Weekend in Calvados, Normandy

In the northwest of France, a couple of hours drive from Paris, Normandy’s Calvados department feels a world away from the capital city. The area beckons visitors with its spectacular seaside, tranquil rolling hills,...

Where to Eat Now In Paris: Restaurant David Toutain

The hot new restaurant from one of France's most impressive young chefs.

Playtime

Jean-Michel Rassinoux is an excellent and very original chef who often borrows ingredients from worlds away.